Town of Elsmere, DE
New Castle County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Elsmere 12-12-1974 by Ord. No. 116. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 159.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 192.
[Amended 4-4-1992 by Ord. No. 284; 9-9-1999 by Ord. No. 376]
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, transient merchant, hawker or peddler to vend, sell, dispose or offer to vend, sell, dispose or display any goods, wares and merchandise on any public walk, private property, street, alley or anywhere within the Town of Elsmere more than four times a year, and without having first notified the Town Manager of the Town of Elsmere.
[Amended 1-15-1981 by Ord. No. 151; 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 284; 9-9-1999 by Ord. No. 376]
The notice of intent to vend, sell, dispose or display merchandise, goods and wares shall be made to the Town Manager. The notice shall contain the name of the applicant, if an individual, the names of partners, if a copartnership, or the names of the principal officers, if a corporation, and shall include the location of the place or places where such merchandise, goods and wares are to be so displayed and sold.
Editor's Note: Former § 107-3, License fee; exemptions, as amended, was repealed 9-9-1999 by Ord. No. 376.
No street or alley shall be blocked by any merchandise offered for sale hereunder. A four-foot passageway for pedestrians shall be left open, and merchandise shall be securely and adequately placed so that it will not endanger passersby or fall or extrude into any street or alley. Such sales shall not be operated in any manner which would cause a nuisance or create a fire hazard.
The Town Manager shall make or cause to be made sufficient inspections to ensure the compliance with the provisions of this chapter.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 284; 9-10-2015 by Ord. No. 600]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500 for each offense, and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
Editor's Note: Former § 107-7, Restrictions on issuance of licenses, was repealed 9-9-1999 by Ord. No. 376.